Job Description for Purchaser

NPC Global is a distribution company in Carteret NJ looking to add a Purchaser to our expanding team!

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Utilize negotiating skills with vendors to foster the best pricing
  • Research new alternatives and constantly search for better products
  • Product knowledge of items being purchased
  • Purchase highest quality merchandise at lowest prices and in correct volume
  • Rise above the competition- maintaining knowledge of market conditions regarding prices & resources as they relate to trends & key items
  • Manage product growth with sales team
  • Writing purchase orders
  • Keeping adequate inventory levels- not overstocking & not running into “backorder” situations.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure timely arrival of goods
  • Follow up on system reports for ordering
  • Backup sales/customer service on product



  • 3+ years of experience as a Buyer
  • Ability to multitask to meet instant “urgent” demands and short term needs whether from management or market demands.
  • Decision making abilities.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good intuitive judgement.
  • Math aptitude.
  • Ability to be creative (forward thinking on products, supply management, and sources).
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to identify key data and trends
  • Sales driven
  • Ability to work under pressure with a sense of urgency.
  • Knowledge of Mass90 (Sage) helpful, but not required
  • Follow through 100% on demands from management.


Company Benefits

  • Full Time Position
  • Competitive Salary
  • Fully Paid Medical Insurance
  • 50% Coverage Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO Package
  • Paid Holidays